|Birth: ||Mar. 25, 1923|
|Death: ||May 31, 2008|
Richard D. "Rich" Clouser, 85, of East Waterford, died at 10:30 a.m., Saturday, May 31, 2008, at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville.
Born on March 25, 1923, in Cross Keys, Juniata County, he is the son of the late Hobart and Grace (Swarner) Clouser. His wife of nearly 59 years, Pauline G. (Goshorn) Clouser, whom he married on June 15, 1949, survives.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Judy Seidel and her companion Joe Brown of Chambersburg, Betty Hufford of Mechanicsburg, Carl Clouser and his wife Lori of Union, Kentucky, three sisters, Mildred Clark and her husband James of Pittsburgh, Arlene Dutton of Glastonbury, CT, Doris Armstrong and her husband Jay of R.R.#1, Port Royal, one brother, Dale Henry and his wife Madeline of R.R.#3, Mifflintown, Eight grandchildren, seven great grandchildren, and 2 step-great grandchildren.
One grandson preceded him in death.
Mr. Clouser was a member of the Faith United Methodist Church, East Waterford, The East Waterford Fire Co., and the Lack Twp. EMS.
He was a WW II, U.S. Army veteran, having attained the rank of Tech SGT.
In earlier life he worked for thirty-eight years as a Timber Cutter for White & Wingate Lumber Co., East Waterford before retiring from the Gregg Clugston Lumber Co., East Waterford.
His passion of the outdoors was evident in his love for his work and hunting, especially deer hunting. He enjoyed NASCAR following the careers of Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Sr. In later years he spent many hours in his garden.
Funeral services were held at 11:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 3, 2008, from the Faith United Methodist Church, East Waterford, with the Rev. Donald Walters officiating. Internment followed in the East Waterford Cemetery, where the Juniata County Veterans Council accorded full military burial honors.
Viewing was held from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service Tuesday, June 3, 2008 at the church.
Memorial contributions may be made in Mr. Clouser's memory to the Faith United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 32, East Waterford, PA 17021.
Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., Mifflintown Obituary
East Waterford Cemetery
Created by: Leo Shelley
Record added: Feb 09, 2011
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